2015 - Nominee - Orlando Business Journal Awards "40                   Under 40"

2014 -AVVO Clients' Choice

2012 - Businessman of the Year - MBA Orlando LGBT                       Chamber of Commerce Pride in Business Awards​

Gillespie Kerr, P.A.

Attorney of Counsel, Kissimmee, FL

   ● Criminal defense, civil litigation, wills, trusts and

      estates, and corporate formation.
   ● Federal criminal and EEOC cases.
   ● Represented Spanish-speaking clients of the firm.

Office of the State Attorney, 9th Judicial Circuit

Assistant State Attorney, Orlando, FL
   ● Prosecuted felony, county and juvenile cases in Orange and Osceola Counties.

   ● Cases ranged from minor traffic offenses to attempted first degree murder.
   ● Won first felony case third day on the job and given solo division by the end of first year.

   ● Prosecuted attempted first degree murder case by the end of second year.
   ● Trusted with cases that garnered media attention and appeared on television.
   ● Selected to assist training Saint Cloud Police Department in DUI law issues.

Antonio G. Tapia, P.A.

Attorney, Orlando, FL
   ● Negotiated on behalf of medical doctors against American Health Care Administration.
   ● Executed private estate, including property transactions, trust administration, wills and codicils.
   ● Drafted commercial lease agreements and amended bylaws for a Florida for profit corporation.

Georgia Lawyers for the Arts, Bureau of Cultural Affairs, City Hall East

Atlanta, GA
   ● Largest VLA in the South East US focusing on artist and non-profit issues.
   ● Managed cases and referrals for 700+ member attorneys.
   ● Conducted research on current legal issues.



   ● Business Coach and Legal Partner - University of Central Florida Business Incubator

   ● Florida Supreme Court Justice Teaching
   ● Teen Court Judge
   ● Lecturer and Guest Speaker: Culture and Technology 
   ● Intellectual Property Component, Rollins College
   ● Constitutional and Legal Issues for Alternative Family Structure

   ● EMI Music Latin America, Miami, Florida
   ● Fullersound, Inc., Miami, Florida
   ● Walt Disney Entertainment, Music Department, Orlando, Florida


Emory University School of Law

Atlanta, GA

Top Tier Law School; US News & World Reports
Juris Doctor



Florida A&M College of Law, Orlando, FL
Adjunct Professor, Intellectual Property and Patent Law

University of Central Florida - Burnett Honors College, Orlando, FL

Intellectual Property

Seminole State College, Legal Studies Program, Sanford, FL
Adjunct Professor, Selected Studies in Law:  Intellectual Property,  Business & Ethics, Selected Lectures in Law Office Management:  Trust Accounting in Legal Practice


AGT Law, P.A. - The Venture & Intellectual Property Law Firm -

Registered Patent Attorney, Maitland, FL

   ● ​Patent prosecution for provisional and nonprovisional patent applications and patent searches.

   ● Trademark prosecution including unadorned names, design logos and related casework.

   ● Copyright filing, royalty/agency agreements and counseling on other arts issues.
   ● Counsel regarding business investments, prototyping, licensing, manufacturing, franchise and art.
   ● ​Formation of limited liability companies and other business entities, corporate documentation and

      corporate formation counsel.

   ● Wills, trusts and estates with a focus in venture-related matters.

​Admitted to Practice

    ● ​Florida Bar

    ● ​District of Columbia (DC)

    ● Middle District of Florida

    ● Southern District of Florida

    ● United States Patent and Trademark Office

Antonio G. Tapia, Esq.

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University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL
Pre-medical background including research, phlebotomy and cadaver work.

Bachelor of Science,  Biology

     with University Honors
Bachelor of Science, Psychology

     with University Honors